Joy DeMichelle           

SAG-AFTRA / AEA   5’8”


MANAGER: Susanna Griffith Talent ( 818) 726-1829

THEATRICAL: Avalon Artists Group (323) 692-1700

COMMERCIAL:  CESD (310) 475-2111



FOR THE PEOPLE                         “Rahowa” Co-Star                                                                     Mark Tinker (dir.) - (ABC)

CRIMINAL MINDS                          “Restoration” Co-Star                                                               Felix Alcala (dir.) – (CBS)

PARENTHOOD                               “My Brother’s Wedding” Co- Star                                             Lawrence Trilling (dir.) – (NBC)

OUTLAW                                        “Kelvin Jones” Co-Star                                                             Tim Hunter (dir.) – (NBC)

AMERICAN GUN                            Supporting                                                                               Aric Avelino (dir.) (IFC FILMS)

STATE OF GRACE                          Supporting                                                                               Ron Mayes ((dir.) Earth Prod)

TAKING BACK OUR TOWN           Supporting                                                                               Dir. Sam Pillsbury (Hearst Ent.) 

LONG STORY SHORT Supporting Dir. Simbiat Hall (AFI FILMS)

LIE TO ME “Do No Harm” Co-Star Dir. John Behring– (FOX)

JUDGING AMY “The Song That Never” Co-Star Dir. James Frawley – (CBS)

KING PIN “Pilot” Co-Star Dir. Alan Coulter – (NBC)

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER “Bargain” Co-Star Dir. David Grossman – (UPN)

STRONG MEDICINE “Control Group” Co-Star Dir. Mike Flash – (LIFETIME)

DANCING IN SEPTEMBER Supporting Dir. Reggie R. Bythewood (HBO)







AUBERGINE Diane South Coast Rep. LA Dir. Lisa Peterson

SWEAT Cynthia(U/S) Mark Taper Forum, LA Dir. Lisa Peterson

RAISIN IN THE SUN Ruth               Actors Theatre of Louisville  Dir. Israel Hicks

DARKER FACE OF THE EARTH Phebe Fountain Theatre Dir. Tony Haney

BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY Deilia Denver Center Theatre Dir. Israel Hicks

SPIRIT NORTH Leila Denver Center Theatre Dir. Israel Hicks

STONEWALL JACKSON’S HOUSE Tracey American Place Theatre         Dir.Wynn Handman

SEVEN GUITARS Ruby Denver Center Theatre Dir. Israel Hicks

HARRIET’S RETURN Harriet Crossroads Theatre Dir. Ricardo Khan

THE PIANO LESSON Grace Crossroads Theatre Dir. Dean Irby

AND THE WORLD LAUGHS Kida Crossroads Theatre Dir. Woodie King

THE WATER HOLE Seynab Actors Theatre of Louisville  Dir. Frazier Marsh



WE SEE YOU SIS Jackie Barbara Morrison Theatre    Dir. Kia Skrine

HOMEWARD LA Sinnetti Open Fist Theatre Dir. Elizabeth Mestnick



Los Angeles: Margie Haber Studio, L. Kenneth Richardson, Bill Duke Bootcamp


MFA Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University | Jack Bettenbender Award 

Maggie Flanigan, Bill Esper, Harold Scott, Beth Wickie, Nancy Mayans, Lenard Petit

BFA North Carolina A & T State University | Magna Cum Laude | Irene Ryan Award

Youth Performing Arts High School | NAACP ACT-SO National Gold Medalist


Special Skills: Dialects - Transatlantic American Southern, African, 

Reiki & Integrative Therapist: Life Coaching, Meditation, Mindful Movement, Aromatherapy

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